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330 - Malpractice Liability Concerns for the RN and APN in Urologic Practice

‐ Nov 7, 2016 11:55am

Credits: None available.

Information provided in this session will help nurses understand and stay clear of malpractice liability danger zones in urologic practice. In order for a plaintiff’s case to be successful, the patient must prove that the clinician had a duty of care to the patient, the clinician breached the standard of care (made a mistake), the patient was injured, and the mistake caused the injury. Through case analyses, the speaker discusses standard of care in urologic practice, as well as when and how to decline to take on a "duty of care."

Contact hours available until 11/7/18.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Planning Committee Disclosures:
• Valre Welch, MSN, RN, CPNP - Consultant: Hollister Clinical Advisory Board
• Gina Powley, MSN, ANP-BC - Speakers Bureau: Astellas and Medivation

Speaker Disclosures:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

SUNA is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number, CEP 5556.

Learning Outcome:
At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be able to identify risky areas of practice for the RN and for the APN who work in urology and analyze ways to decrease the risks.

Credits Available